Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General is asking world leaders to bring plans, not speeches to a climate summit he is hosting in September this year.
Three students won at CreaTech 2019’, a competition organised by Larsen & Toubro to encourage top engineering talent in the country to solve challenges through technological innovations, with the development of an intelligent dustbin, cloud-based waste monitoring and a sensor to detect water pressure.
On 12 of March the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization published a report on Green solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change adaptation. It underline the fact that well-managed ecosystems – such as wetlands, forests, coastal systems and many others – often act as natural infrastructure, reducing physical exposure to various natural hazards and increasing socio-economic resilience of people and communities. Healthy ecosystems also provide many more services and goods, playing a role in water quality and availability, air quality, food security, and much more. Together with its partners, UNESCO advances the disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation agenda through the application of ecosystem services and nature based solutions.
On 9th of March the UN published a press release, where the organization, tech giants, and the policy, finance and science communities announced to team up to launch major new pushes on using cutting-edge technology to create cleaner, greener and more efficient solutions to sustainable development.